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At Senate Military Sexual Assault Hearing, Top Military Members Will Hear Victims’ Testimony

Molly O’Toole reports for the Huffington Post:

“Our best, brightest and bravest join our armed services for all the right reasons –- to serve our country, protect our freedom, and keep America safe,” (Sen. Kirsten) Gillibrand said Wednesday. “But too often, our service members find themselves in the fight of their lives not in combat, but in their own ranks, among their own brothers and sisters in an environment that enables sexual assault, and tangled in red tape to get the help they need.”

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